Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin (Ill.) wrote a tribute to late-night host Jimmy Kimmel as part of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2018 series, honoring his push against the Republican Obamacare repeal effort.
At least 21,000 Americans have died waiting to enroll in Medicaid, thanks in part to the expansion of the government healthcare program under Obamacare, according to a recently released report from the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).
The politics of single-payer health care continue to roil California, as progressives push for implementation of the furthest-reaching health care overhaul by any single state while moderate Democrats worry about cost and implementation.
Single-payer health care will be a hot-button issue in states with gubernatorial races, a policy idea that seldom if ever sparked debate prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) said that none of his colleagues ever asked him about his connections with controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan as he campaigned to take over as the lead sponsor of a single-payer health care bill, ripping the media for focusing on “this Farrakhan thing.”
Rep. Keith Ellison (Minn.), deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, on Wednesday became the new sponsor of the Expanded & Improved Medicare for All Act, the single-payer health care bill in the House.
Diane Neal, who played assistant district attorney Casey Novak on NBC’s hit show “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” announced Tuesday that she is running for Congress in New York’s 19th congressional district.
ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel took a shot at Republicans and conservatives on Saturday, saying that most talk-show hosts are “liberal” because the job “requires a level of intelligence.”
Voters are saying health care is a top issue that should be discussed by candidates in the 2018 midterm elections, according to a poll from Kaiser Family Foundation.